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Luxembourg – fertile ground for growth of Green Tech and Industry 4.0 start-ups

07-11-2018

Green Tech and Industry 4.0 are two major emerging technology trends. Luxembourg is at the forefront of innovation in both fields, as can be seen by a number of initiatives being implemented throughout the country.
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Start-up expertise for safeguarding data

06-11-2018

Data has become the most precious asset in the new digital economy – and, as a consequence, the target of increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyber attacks. Luxinnovation spoke to four start-ups about current cybersecurity trends and their view of the Luxembourg cybersecurity ecosystem.
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Innovation, a guarantee of competitiveness

22-10-2018

Often associated with advanced technology, the concept of innovation is luckily much broader. And in this field, Luxembourg is on the right track, as can be seen from international rankings.
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Technology innovation for better health

22-10-2018

The development of new health technologies, often based on an innovative use of ICT, has the potential to improve healthcare in general as well as to create economic benefits and growth. Developing this sector is a priority for Luxembourg, and the country is implementing multiple initiatives with this as their objective. The latest one is introducing a health tech track in the successful accelerator programme for innovative start-ups, Fit 4 Start.
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Fit 4 Start: new participants and Graduates revealed

05-10-2018

On Thursday 4 October, more than 300 start-ups and leading players in the start-up ecosystem responded to Luxinnovation's invitation to attend the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day, an event dedicated to inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and health technologies.
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Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day: more than 60 ICT and HealthTech start-ups in the spotlight

17-09-2018

A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring start-ups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative start-ups.
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Fit 4 Start: “Paying attention to the needs of each start-up”

08-08-2018

Luxinnovation is currently inviting ICT and health tech start-ups to apply to the next edition of the acceleration programme Fit 4 Start that will support 15 promising start-ups with launching their businesses successfully in Luxembourg.
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Discover the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem in 8 videos

23-07-2018

Digital Luxembourg produced a videos series about the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem. You will get to know the start-up community, the main incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces as well as the major players helping you to launch a successful start-up.
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Fit 4 Start: A customer discovery journey

18-07-2018

Fit 4 Start offers ICT and health tech start-ups pre-seed funding and 16 intense weeks of coaching to help them avoid pitfalls and maximise their chances of success. The main mission of programme coach Michel Blumenthal is to support participants with gaining an in-depth understanding of the real needs of their clients and using this knowledge to build sustainable business models.
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New BTS "Gaming" and "IoT" at Arts et Métiers

13-07-2018

The Lycée des Arts et Métiers (College of Arts and Crafts) in Luxembourg will enrich its offer in September, with three new BTS courses dedicated to gaming and the Internet of Things, two areas which point to more and more opportunities on the employment market.
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EEN Luxembourg: 10 years supporting and advising companies

12-07-2018

The unique European network dedicated to the internationalisation and innovation of companies, SMEs and VSEs celebrated its 10th anniversary Monday 09 July 2018, in front of 250 guests from the business, economic and political world. This is an opportunity to recall how sharing and exchange of ideas can be major contributors to the development of companies, whatever their size.
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ICT and health tech start-ups: Apply now for Fit 4 Start

09-07-2018

Are you launching a start-up and determined to succeed? Luxembourg’s acceleration programme Fit 4 Start offers you intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks. The next edition will accept 10 start-ups in the field of ICT and another 5 specialising in health technologies.
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CarPay-Diem mobile payment solution spotted by Volkswagen

06-07-2018

Created two years ago, Luxembourg start-up CarPay-Diem offers a mobile payment solution for the (many) motorists who refuel at petrol stations. The company was discovered by the German group Volkswagen during the last Cebit trade fair in Hanover, and has, as a result, been offered a six-month stay at Die Gläserne Manufaktur, the group’s innovation incubator based in Dresden.
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Luxembourg industry investments create dynamic job market

06-07-2018

Numerous industrial groups in Luxembourg are currently investing in future-oriented technologies and smart factories. As a result, the national job market abounds with interesting opportunities for scientists and engineers as well as for skilled technicians and machine operators.
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EU Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Luxembourg is innovation leader

25-06-2018

Luxembourg is, for the first time, listed among the six "Innovation leaders" in this year's edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard. The country's strongest innovation factors are its attractive research system and its intellectual assets.
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Luxembourg to host European HPC headquarters

25-06-2018

Luxembourg will host EuroHPC, the joint structure for the European project of strategic interest on high performance computing (HPC). This was definitely decided by the European Commission on 25 June 2018.
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DIGITAL DAY 2018 – THE EU FUNDING TEAM WAS THERE

11-06-2018

Hosted by Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, four signing ceremonies took place where Member States and Associated States committed to collaborate in the follow...
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Testing the mobility of the future

11-06-2018

“The more academic part of Automotive Day that presents technological progress and flagship projects is essential, but nothing can replace making your own first-hand experiences,” says Anthony Auert, ...
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Automotive sector going digital

11-06-2018

“Mobility is at a historical turning point,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider in his opening address and referred to disruptive innovations such as autonomous d...
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Luxembourg opens House of startups

04-06-2018

Inaugurated 20 years almost to the day after the opening of Luxembourg’s very first technology incubator, Technoport, HoST is the latest addition to Luxembourg’s dynamic start-up ecosystem and has bee...
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Vivatech2018: a great success for Luxembourg participants

30-05-2018

The French President Emmanuel Macron made a long speech here. The « big » CEOs Marc Zuckerberg (Facebook), Daniel Zhang (Alibaba), Ginni Rometty (IBM) and Satya Nadella (Microsoft) did the same. The 2018 edition of Vivatech at the Palais des Expositions Porte de Versailles in Paris won its bet: to establish itself as a major high-tech and innovation rendez-vous both in France and more largely in Europe.
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[Picture gallery]: Luxinnovation at ICT Spring 2018

24-05-2018

Luxinnovation was the innovation partner of the 2018 edition of ICT Spring Europe that took place on 15-16 May. A main objective of the agency was to connect international start-ups and companies with...
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€5 Million Fund for Big Data startups and SMEs – European Data Incubator is open for applications

23-05-2018

European Data Incubator (EDI) is a Big Data incubator offering a dedicated acceleration programme and €5M funding for EU based startups and teams. EDI is looking for Big Data innovators and entreprene...
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A smart robot for innovative therapies

18-05-2018

The social QTrobot of Luxembourg start-up LuxAI brings new hope to autistic children and their families. It has proven to be an excellent tool for teaching these children social interaction and improving their communication skills.
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Towards the factory of the future

18-05-2018

An important part of Husky’s business is the design and manufacturing of highly customised PET (Poly-Ethylene Terephthalate) moulding systems for the beverage packaging industry. “The Factory of the F...
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Connecting international start-ups with Luxembourg business

17-05-2018

“We are ready to expand our business in Europe, and Luxembourg is right at the centre. That is why I’m here,” says Sera Kwak, engineer at Korean company MINDs Lab. “We offer an artificial intelligence...
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A START-UP AWARD FOR VOICE EMOTION RECOGNITION

16-05-2018

The number of voice-controlled services and devices, such as the personal assistants of Google and Amazon, is increasing rapidly. While technologies able to capture and understand voice commands are w...
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Luxinnovation donates to Digital Inclusion asbl

15-05-2018

Since the end of 2015, the non-profit association Digital Inclusion, supported by the Œuvre Nationale de Secours Grand-Duchesse Charlotte, the European Union Social Fund, the Luxembourg’s Ministry of ...
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Challenges and benefits of GDPR compliance

11-05-2018

GDPR was designed to protect and empower all EU citizens regarding their data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across Europe approach this subject. It sets high standards for treating only...
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Automotive Day 2018: The digitalisation of mobility

09-05-2018

The annual Automotive Day brings together industry leaders and experts from the automotive clusters in Grand-Est (France), Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland (Germany) and Luxembourg that together make...
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